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Corporate America is raking in fat profits. Will it last?

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Corporate America is growing practically nonstop thanks to massive tax cuts and a booming economy.Already fat profits at S&P 500 companies are on...

U.S. unemployment fell to 3.9% in July

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The nation's unemployment rate fell to 3.9% and the economy added 157,000 jobs in July, the Labor Department said Friday.

Amazon HQ2 bid is already paying off for some cities

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Birmingham, Alabama's bid for Amazon's second headquarters wasn't enough to take first place, but it did earn the city its first fulfillment center from the tech giant.

Survey: CT residents more upbeat about economy, business growth

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut residents are becoming more optimistic about the state's economy, and job and business environment, according to a new survey.

CRT's Baisden works to see young Hartford residents thrive

Sean Teehan |

We're in the thick of the seasonal summer employment season and that's music to the ears and heart of Cynthia Baisden.

How the US economy is doing now in four charts

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While he was on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to grow the country's economy by more than 4% per year, a rate not seen since the mid-2000s.

U.S. economy grows at fastest pace since 2014

CNNMONEY |

The U.S. economy roared into high gear in the spring, growing at the fastest pace in almost four years.

Developer wants to build 92 single-family homes in Bristol

Sean Teehan |

Connecticut's pace of new home construction has slowed in recent years but that's not stopping a development company from plotting a major housing project in Bristol.

Why investors shouldn't worry about rising rates

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The Federal Reserve is expected to keep raising short-term interest rates this year — and the bond market has taken notice.The yield on the...

Feds: CT's 1Q economic uptick No. 23 in U.S.

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's economy showed encouraging growth during the first quarter of 2018 ranking 23rd in the nation, according to federal officials.

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